Infosys Contributes to the Success of the Airbus A380 Program
Bangalore, June 14, 2005: Infosys Technologies (NASDAQ:INFY) today announced that it has worked with Airbus on the Airbus A380 program. Infosys' expertise in product design & development and the application of the Global Delivery Model helped Airbus realize significant gains. Infosys' involvement in the project included the design and development of structural components.
Infosys worked on the design and development of the top and bottom skin extensions within the inner fixed trailing edge for the Airbus A380. Infosys also played a key role in developing tools and processes for product life cycle management.
Commenting on the success of the project, Franco Gonsalves, Vice President,
Aerospace Unit, Infosys Technologies Limited, said, "Infosys' work comprised of high-end engineering tasks. It was an excellent example of how
Infosys' Global Delivery Model can be used in such advanced engineering and design work. Using Infosys' product design & development skills, we were able to deliver cost effective development solutions for Airbus. For Airbus, this resulted in shorter lead-times and faster roll-out, which in turn reduced the program cost."
Coupled with engineering knowledge and process understanding, Infosys also helped Airbus develop and deploy software solutions including: interface with legacy data archiving and distribution systems, enhancement of data exchange applications for the extended enterprise, interface with SAP, key characteristics and tolerance management.
In the past 3 years, Infosys has put in over 100 man years of effort in the areas of engineering design, analysis, support, engineering process and IT solutions development, testing and deployment. The engineering group at Infosys is also focused on developing
embedded solutions, product design and PLM solutions for the aerospace and automotive industries. Infosys is also the only Indian company to achieve the
AS/EN 9100 certification in Aerospace.